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Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences through a nurturing and caring environment for tamariki and whānau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning.
We have an exciting opportunity for a puna manager to manage this purpose-built, innovative centre.
About the role:
As puna manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of this early childhood centre. Leading using a strengths-based model, mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and self-review, tamariki enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.
You will need:
BEd/Dip Tch (ECE)
Teaching Council of Aotearoa practising certificate (current and full status)
Three to 5 years’ management in early childhood education
Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
Excellent planning and facilitation skills
A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori and pronounce Māori words correctly.
Why you should apply:
We are committed to providing high-quality care and education for all tamariki and whānau and the wider community through aroha
We are active in rangahau, with our leadership team contributing to local and international research
We celebrate te reo Māori, uphold it and revere it as a taonga tuku iho
We offer competitive remuneration with automatic progression on your anniversary, health insurance, ongoing professional learning and development, and a wide internal support network.
This position is classed as a Core Worker and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.
How to apply
To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: twoa.careercentre.net.nz